Vietnam Diaries: Days 6–7 Welcome to Dalat

Vietnam Diaries: Days 6–7 Welcome to Dalat, Dalat, Vietnam (B)

Spending the first few days in crazy Ho Chi Minh City, it was a pleasant relief to land in beautiful Dalat. Greener pastures, quieter roads, cooler weather and stunning landscapes make up this small city tucked away in the middle of the mountains of central Vietnam.

Straight off the bat, when I say quieter roads, it’s still quite busy in the town centre with a steady flow of traffic, but compared to the big city chaos in the South, it’s like walking into an abandoned village.

Welcome to Dalat: About twenty-degrees, tame humidity and a little rain, gave us a cool welcome on arrival in Dalat. Pure relief. Straightaway you are captivated by its amazing scenery with a much cleaner smell in the air. Large mountains can be seen wherever you look and how beautiful it is to see so much green.

The town centre has unique difference. With soaring apartments suturing the town. Almost a European look. It is still busy and you need to watch your step as you cross the road, but not nearly the same rush as in Saigon. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Vietnam Diaries: Days 6–7 Welcome to Dalat
Guide Location: Vietnam » Dalat
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Anthony Jury
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Pho Nuong
  • Dalat Night Market
  • Lien Hoa Bakery
  • Bich Cau Garden
  • Poc Poc
  • Nguyen Minh Hotel
  • Dalat Cathedral